Cherry Stevens

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Discover the many flavours of Sri Lanka

Thanks to its strategic position on the route between East and West, many cultures have influenced Sri Lanka's cuisine. Neighbours, traders, immigrants and colonisers have all left their mark on the island's food, creating a mouthwatering blend of Dutch, Portuguese, English, Arab, Malay and Indian …

Turn That Awkward Corner Into the Most Popular Spot in Your House

Have a peculiar angle in your home? Maybe a sofa bent at 90 degrees is the solution.<p>If you're facing this design dilemma, consider a couch that hugs the odd spot just right. Here are quartet of examples for inspiration.<p>1. Miles Redd extends this sofa around a wall and window for maximum seating.<p>2. …

Sofa

Flipboard Badges and Widgets Go Live!

Before & After: Sarah Saves a MCM Sidetable

This sweet little side table caught Sarah's eye at a local thrift shop for its tapered legs and interesting drawer pulls, but it had a laminate top …

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Sara Ruffin Costello's Design Advice to Live By

Firsthand tips and ideas from our February guest editor.<p><b>1. If you don't love it, let it go.</b><p>When I received a sizable check in the mail a few weeks ago, I thought there must have been an error. It was my portion of the proceeds of a junk sale that had been artfully merchandised by H&H Estate Sales, …

Dining Rooms

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Jeff Sheldon on Twitter: "Big thanks to @gerrenlamson for these awesome sketchnotes from my talk at #Circles2013. http://t.co/07TlWAwHI8"

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An Inspirational Collection Of Icon Sketches

Get our posts emailed to you with our monthly newsletter, subscribe here.<p>Sketching before getting started with your project is an invaluable tool, …

Book Review: Sketching from the Imagination: An Insight into Creative Drawing

<i>Sketching from the Imagination</i> is a wonderful 320-page paperback collection of sketches from 50 artists. It's always a delight to look through other …

Sketch Book & Tools

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I must have a doodler in the making. Here's my 7-yr old helping me draw a chalkboard backdrop for my daughter's bday. His doodles are far better than mine. I love it.

Sketching on Location: Some Hot Tips

I am away from home again, abandoning John for a whole week from first thing tomorrow morning. I am presenting at a couple of conferences and also …

Instructions for The Simpsons Animators

Details matter in any quality endeavor, so the animation directors for <i>The Simpsons</i> provide specific instructions for how characters should be drawn …

Custom-Printed Books You Design From an iPad App

If you’ve never heard of the iPad app called Paper you should check it out. It’s an app by FiftyThree that lets you capture all of your ideas as …

iPad Apps

Pen drawing of a cafe at Flip Flop Flying

Book Review: Sketch Your World: Essential Techniques for Drawing on Location

<i>Sketching Your World</i> is a book of sketching tips and techniques from London-based artist, journalist and Urban Sketcher James Hobbs.<p>This book is …

Pages from My Sketchbook

My favorite sketchbook - The Moleskin Story Book. Mine is black with Washi tape wound around from front to back to give it distinction from the last …

Dad Colors His Kids Drawings

Loving father colors artworks that were drawn by his children when he goes on business trips every month.<p>Tatsputin adds color to drawings when he …

Moleskine Monday: Holiday Storyboard Sketches

Jamie from Twisted Sister (not the band) has been doing some holiday-themed drawings in a Moleskine Storyboard notebook. I’d never thought of this …

Calligraphy on the wall

Traditional lettering combined with graffitti that’s Greg Papagrigoriou’s work . The typographer and designer is usually more annoyed then impressed when it comes to their approach, or ability to understand the history of the medium. Often artists paint walls in a hurry and tag them, that seems only sometimes like typography understanding, but Gregs pieces are done with patience and power. They express a direct message and show an image with type to make the wall live. To his work he said in an …

I Want to Draw: Simple Exercises for Complete Beginners

Do you struggle with a simple circle from the first step of every tutorial? Do your straight lines keep bending no matter how hard you try? Do you …

Art Tools of Richard Sheppard

For this interview we have Richard Sheppard. He's a freelance illustrator and fine art artist whose art have appeared in books (e.g. <i>An Illustrated</i> …

Tip o’ the Day

Beautiful Chalk Lettering Typography

• 19<br>• 0<br>• 2<br>• 278<br>• 20<br>• 5<br>• 0<br>• 0<p>Typography is a form of art. It creates eye-catching languages. Through the years, the writing designs and fonts possess transformed but …

Typography

How to Be an Explorer of the World

As a longtime fan of guerrilla artist and illustrator Keri Smith’s <i>Wreck This Box</i> set of interactive journals, part of these 7 favorite activity books for grown-ups, I was delighted to discover her <b>How to Be an Explorer of the World: Portable Life Museum</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a wonderful compendium of …

Apple, Onion and Orange Chutney Sketchnote recipe

Art Tools of Katarzyna Kozlowska (aka Lady2)

We have Katarzyna Kozlowska aka Lady2 (DeviantArt | facebook), an artist from Poland to talk about her drawing tools today.<p>Her coloured pencil …